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The Triumph of the Sea Gods: The War against the Goddess Hidden in Homer's Tales

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An investigation of the geographical incongruities in Homer’s epics locates Troy on the coast of Iberia, in a conflict that changed history

• Cites the rise in sea level in 1200 B.C. as leading to the invasion and victory of the Atlantean sea people over the goddess-worshipping Trojans who ruled the coasts

• Identifies Troia (Troy) as part of a tri-city area that later bec
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Paperback, 260 pages
Published June 19th 2007 by Destiny Books
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Heather
May 30, 2012 Heather rated it really liked it
If you thought that Homer's tales of the Trojan wars were historical events set in the Mediterranean Sea, Steven Sora puts forth some compelling evidence that it's just no so. Not only do the tales not fit geographically, but there is evidence . I found it a fascinating read and thoroughly enjoyed it. I would have liked more and better maps in the book; that was disappointing, as it certainly would help when he's trying to orient the reader to an Eastern Atlantic Ocean/Iberian Coast setting. I w ...more
*Kyhm*
Aug 05, 2010 *Kyhm* rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-own, 2010
An interesting supposition that Atlantis and Troy were both coastal towns on the Iberian Peninsula. The author then proceeds to map out Odysseus' voyage in The Odyssey.

It was an entertaining read, but if you are going to put Circe's island in the Orkney Islands, and Hades in Iceland, a more compelling explanation for the wandering rocks would have been that they are icebergs. Just my humble opinion.




Jutta
Jul 16, 2016 Jutta rated it liked it
there were some very interesting ideas in here. I wish I was more of a linguist so I'd know how accurate the language stuff was
Manuel Vega
Nov 25, 2012 Manuel Vega rated it really liked it
Very bold thesis yet substantiated. Someone who dares to say (and prove) that Troy was originally in Iberia deserves all my respect.
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